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War Memorial in front of Pontrhydyrun Baptist Church

A Grade II Listed Building in Croesyceiliog, Torfaen

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.666 / 51°39'57"N

Longitude: -3.0081 / 3°0'29"W

OS Eastings: 330376

OS Northings: 196836

OS Grid: ST303968

Mapcode National: GBR J5.682J

Mapcode Global: VH79Z.TD36

Entry Name: War Memorial in front of Pontrhydyrun Baptist Church

Listing Date: 30 July 2003

Last Amended: 30 July 2003

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 81750

Location: On the SE side of Pontrhydyrun Baptist Church, near the main entrance.

County: Torfaen

Town: Cwmbran

Community: Croesyceiliog

Community: Croesyceiliog

Built-Up Area: Cwmbran

Traditional County: Monmouthshire

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History

War memorial unveiled on 13/7/1922, at a cost of £100 in memory of the members of the congregation killed in the Great War.

Exterior

War memorial, ashlar, classical tall pedestal memorial. Big square shaft with inscriptions, splayed out towards base with chamfered angles, the chamfers run out at base. Top frieze with chamfered corners under square egg-and-dart-moulded corniced cap carrying carved short Celtic cross. Shaft stands on steeply chamfered base on plinth with coved top moulding.

Reasons for Listing

Included as a distinctive pedestal war memorial of group value with the Baptist Church.

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